October 2016  
The American School in Switzerland

Alumni Notes: Fall 2016

Alumni Notes: Fall 2016

The Brangelina divorce, hit albums, new fashion collections, and more. Learn about a few of the amazing projects our alumni are involved in.

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Gotthard members Leo Leoni and Nic Maeder with the TASIS Elementary School and Middle School Choirs.

Young TASIS Vocalists Presented With
Opportunity of a Lifetime

Students from the TASIS Elementary School and Middle School Choirs recorded backup vocals for Gotthard, one of the most successful Swiss bands of all time, on the afternoon of September 20.

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2016 Founder's Day

Founder M. Crist Fleming Remembered
by TASIS Community

TASIS students and faculty commemorated the amazing life of international educational pioneer M. Crist Fleming at special Founder's Day ceremonies.

Read the article and watch video clips

60th Campaign Video

Continuing MCF's Legacy

Please enjoy this tribute video to M. Crist Fleming that was created by alumni brothers Alex Zanecchia '02 and Milo Zanecchia ’08 to help launch the School’s 60th Anniversary Campaign, which seeks to raise funds for the M. Crist Fleming Endowment for International Understanding and Leadership.

Learn about the 60th Anniversary Campaign

TASIS Fall Play - The Servant of Two Masters

TASIS Fall Play, The Servant of Two Masters,
to Premiere November 17

TASIS students and faculty members will perform Goldoni's masterpiece in the Palmer Center November 17–19. Learn more about the play, the cast, and the production team.

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Register for the play

Family Weekend Performances

TASIS Students Wow Parents at
Family Weekend Performance

Students and faculty offered visitors a first-hand look at the extraordinary talent at TASIS during a special Family Weekend assembly on the afternoon of October 21.

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A Summer Well Spent

A Summer Well Spent

Ultramarathons, massive bike tours, advanced degrees, professional development, publications, weddings, births, and more—learn about many of the exciting things the TASIS faculty and staff did over the summer.

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Danny Schiff Ultramarathon

Reflections from an Ultramarathon Finisher

In the first installment of the TASIS Faculty Lecture Series, Math Teacher, Service Learning Leader, and Dorm Head Danny Schiff inspired the High School student body with tales from his remarkable summer.

Read his uplifting speech

TASIS - Dr. Chris Love on Il Turne  

TASIS on Television

The popular Swiss television program Il Turné filmed a portion of its September 24 episode on the TASIS campus! English Teacher Dr. Chris Love is interviewed in the MCF Library.

Watch the episode (starting at 12:30 mark)

TASIS is also going to be featured in an episode of Kulturplatz on November 9—stay tuned!

John Hooper, Author of  

John Hooper on the Fascinating Nation of Italy

John Hooper, whose brilliant career in journalism has spanned more than 40 years, kicked off the 2016–2017 Senior Humanities Program with an engaging lecture about his latest book, The Italians, which examines contemporary Italy and the unique character of the Italians.

Learn more
See the upcoming SHP lineup

Photo Highlights  

Photo Highlights

This shot taken by IB Photography student Frida Larsson Sacuiu ’18 from her dorm room earned more than 400 likes on Instagram in less than three days! See more amazing photos on the TASIS Instagram page, and check out many new galleries on the TASIS SmugMug page.

TASIS Visual Arts Site  

Inspired Artists

Have a look at lots of great artwork from the many talented visual artists at TASIS, who are hard at work in a number of disciplines, including Architecture & Design, Ceramics, Drawing & Painting, and Photography.

All Roads Lead to TASIS  

All Roads Lead to TASIS

See the latest stories from some of the many colorful characters who shape the TASIS community.

Fall Athletics  

Athletics Update

So far the busy fall athletics season has included SGIS and NISSA championships for the Varsity Cross Country team and a NISSA title for the Varsity Girls Soccer team!

See results and read recaps from the coaches
See Fall Athletics photo galleries

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Upcoming Alumni Reunions
nov All-Class Reunion in New York | November 18, 2016
18 The Yale Club, New York City, USA
6:30 PM–9:30 PM

The Yale Club of New York City
50 Vanderbilt Ave, New York, NY 10017
Cocktail and Hors d'Oeuvres Reception - Free of Charge

Register now at www.tasisreunion.com.

jan Class of 2006 and Friends | January 2–8, 2017
02 Gstaad, Switzerland

Ski reunion in Gstaad
Relive a TASIS Ski Week! Find out more on facebook: TASIS Reunion 2017 Winter Edition.

Alumni of all classes are invited to join in the dinner on January 5. Contact yvonne.procyk@tasis.ch to find out more.

All-Class New Year's Après-Ski Dinner | January 5, 2017
05 Gstaad, Switzerland

Contact yvonne.procyk@tasis.ch to find out more.

Class of 1992: 25th Anniversary Reunion | June 30–July 2, 2017
30 Lugano, Switzerland

Friends from the classes of 1991 and 1993 are also welcome! Contact Miki Nava at sakeli@hotmail.com to find out more.

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